Neighborhoods evacuated near burning Georgia chemical plant


              Law enforcement officers guard the front gate at the Royal Oaks neighborhood after officials evacuated the residents during a large fire inside a nearby chemical plant Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
            
              A Georgia Department of Transportation sign warns motorist of heavy smoke from a fire burning in a chemical plant Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
            Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department Public Information Officer Capt. Eric Prosswimmer, center, speaks at a news briefing Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. A large fire burned Monday inside a chemical plant on the coast of Georgia, where authorities ordered nearby neighborhoods to evacuate because of threats from toxic smoke and potential explosions. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) Members with the Waynesville Fire and Rescue Department take a break from battling large fire that burned inside a chemical plant on the coast of Georgia, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department Public Information Officer Capt. Eric Prosswimmer, center, speaks at a news briefing Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. A large fire burned inside a chemical plant where authorities ordered nearby neighborhoods to evacuate because of threats from toxic smoke and potential explosions. Emergency responders safely evacuated a small handful of employees working when the fire broke out at about 4 a.m. Monday at the plant outside the port city of Brunswick, Ga., said Prosswimmer, who was on the scene with fire crews from Jacksonville, Fla., sent to help battle the flames. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)